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Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a result of this relationship, she changes her personality when... See full summary »

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Cliff Raddison
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Henry Taylor
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Max Cheski
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Dudakoff
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Maura
Beau Starr ...
Grogan
Phillip Jarrett ...
Spatz
Tim Kelleher ...
Wabash
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Young Sarah
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Alison
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Reg Dreger ...
Flight Attendant
Frances Hyland ...
Mrs. Slotnick
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Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a result of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls. Written by Volker Boehm

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In A World Where Love Isn't Always Safe, Trust Can Be Deadly.


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Rated R for violence, language and some strong graphic sexuality | See all certifications »

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20 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Never Talk to Strangers  »

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$6,400,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,849,998 (USA)
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Trivia

Raoul Ruiz was originally slated to direct this film. See more »

Goofs

After Sarah plants the gun in Tony's right hand she goes into the bathroom to clean up. When she comes out and kneels by Tony, the gun is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max Cheski: I think sex is overrated, Dr. Taylor. Don't you?
Max Cheski: No, I guess not. You'd be out of a job, wouldn't you?
Max Cheski: I love that little scar... on your mouth.
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Paranoia
Performed by Barstool Prophets
Written by Graham Greer, Al Morier, Glenn Forrester, Bobby Tamas
Courtesy of Mercury/Polydor Canada
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The Good & Bad Of 'Never Talk To Strangers'
6 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This thriller is a bit rough-edged, but a lot of people like that sort of thing. Rebecca DeMornay was the at the top of her game around this time (early to mid '90s).

GOOD NEWS - Overall, an interesting and involving story, especially in the second half. The movie is capped by a surprise ending I defy anyone to guess correctly. There are a few steamy scenes, too.

BAD NEWS - No likable characters, too much profanity; a few minor holes in the story; an obvious feminist bias and DeMornay's foul mouth and morals are pretty rotten for a psychologist, the character she plays. The guys - Dennis Miller and Antonio Bandaras - play pretty sleazy characters, too.

OVERALL - Interesting movie but too sleazy a feel to it.


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